Cliff Cottam Insurance Services Blog: 11_2010
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Tuesday, November 30, 2010 After steadily climbing for more than a month, local gasoline prices slid downward over the past week. The average retail price of gas in the Sacramento area fell 1.3 cents to $3.11 per gallon, according to the weekly report released Monday by SactoGasPrices.com, a GasBuddy.com website. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 SACRAMENTO — Smile at the windshield — and say cheese? California is giving the green light to allowing video cameras to be mounted onto vehicle windshields in an attempt to improve road safety. The goal is to make drivers aware of bad habits by recording ............. http://www. READ MORE >>
Sunday, November 28, 2010 Lincoln McKenna considers himself a careful motorcyclist -- the California Highway Patrol sergeant wore safety equipment and had never crashed. But in an instant, his riding days ended when he was run off the road in September in an apparent act of road rage by a driver still at large. READ MORE >>
Saturday, November 27, 2010Cliff Cottam Insurance Services is proud to support this community effort! Come visit an awesome Bethlehem Village. This is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Walk through Bethlehem Village & enjoy cookies and hot cocoa too! Stay for a few minutes or as long as you like. READ MORE >>
Saturday, November 27, 2010There are lots of things you do want to hear from your mechanic: "It was nothing. A wire fell off. I reattached it. No charge." "The gas cap was loose. That's why the Check Engine light was on. It'll go off by itself." "Oh, sure, we can clean dog puke out of the heating vents. READ MORE >>
Saturday, November 27, 2010 Just in time for holiday online shopping, the local Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be careful when buying from websites. "It's easy for crooks to hide online. There's no way you can see their facility or if ....... Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2010/11/26/3212331/better-business-bureau-warns-buyers. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, November 23, 2010This fall, flood insurance rates for some Yolo County properties dropped by 10 percent as a result of flood management practices implemented by the Yolo County's Planning & Public Works Department.
The 10 percent discount results in an estimated cumulative annual savings of $48,901 for curre... READ MORE >>
Tuesday, November 23, 2010We have great rates for teen drivers! Give us a call at (800) 807-6871 or complete this easy Auto Quote form. A recent study by the Center for Disease Control revealed that fatalities due to car accidents declined by 36% among teens between 16 and 17 years of age from 2004 through 2008. READ MORE >>
Sunday, November 21, 2010 What do California drivers consider the most dangerous behavior on the road? Despite the notoriety and horror stories of the last few years, it's not drivers on cell phones. Motorists most fear speeding and aggressive driving, a state Office of Traffic Safety survey found. More than one out of five drivers. READ MORE >>
Sunday, November 21, 2010By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN Like many cash-strapped entrepreneurs, Sergio Moutela started his business from home. But what he saved in office rent, he lost in productivity, thanks to a neighbor's incessantly barking dog and nearby construction work. "It was pretty distracting," says Mr. READ MORE >>